Where to Shop to Take Advantage of the Exchange Rate

July 14, 2022

Where To Shop To Take Advantage Of The Exchange Rate

Many years ago, a Savile Row cutter told me about how, when he started at Anderson & Sheppard, the basement…

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Q & Answer: How Should I Take Care of My Suit?

January 28, 2022

Q & Answer: How Should I Take Care Of My Suit?

Krishna from Columbus writes: I’m currently rebuilding my wardrobe and buying some higher-quality pieces. Since these suits will be a bit…

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The Best Menswear Shop in Oakland Expands

January 20, 2022

The Best Menswear Shop In Oakland Expands

About ten years ago, I was having dinner with a friend in Temescal, a neighborhood in North Oakland bordering Berkeley….

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Darn It: A Guide On How To Fix Holes in Sweaters

January 3, 2022

Darn It: A Guide On How To Fix Holes In Sweaters

As the weather outside has gotten chilly, many of us will find ourselves reaching for our favorite knitwear. But just…

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How to Dress for the Holidays

December 22, 2021

How To Dress For The Holidays

Karl Lagerfeld, the former Chanel creative director who dressed like he was on a heist, was as known for his…

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A Clothing Emergency Kit

October 25, 2021

A Clothing Emergency Kit

I love saucy foods and nice clothes, but the two don’t always mix. The other day, I was enjoying a…

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The Going Out Suit

September 28, 2021

The Going Out Suit

Towards the end of Wong Kar Wai’s 1994 film Chungking Express, Tony Leung is shown rummaging through his closet. He’s preparing…

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How to Dress for the Reopening

June 7, 2021

How To Dress For The Reopening

Seemingly against all odds, it looks like the United States will reopen by July 4th. Once again, we’ll be able…

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What It Feels Like to Try Something On: I Miss Shopping

December 11, 2020

What It Feels Like To Try Something On: I Miss Shopping

Men don’t often like to admit we enjoy shopping. Our reluctance is one of the reasons many men’s stores soft…

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The Best Remote Shoe Repair Option

December 8, 2020

The Best Remote Shoe Repair Option

About seven years ago, I started sending all my shoe repair jobs down to Willie’s Shoe Service after having a…

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Century 21 in Bankruptcy, Plans to Close Stores

September 10, 2020

Century 21 In Bankruptcy, Plans To Close Stores

An insider’s favorite discount chain, Century 21, announced today they are filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and will close all…

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Brand Together: Shop for a Shop Shares the Wealth

May 4, 2020

Brand Together: Shop For A Shop Shares The Wealth

I recently rewatched the Devil Wears Prada to research who the real villain is (turns out it’s all of us)….

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How We're Shopping Right Now

April 17, 2020

How We’re Shopping Right Now

One of the many costs of crisis is attention. The familiar rhythms of focus are interrupted — starting the day…

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